Brass  Planet

Brass Planet

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Upbeat, eclectic, all-brass ensemble playing a mix of Funk, Jazz, folk and Ska.

Biography

Now in it's 10th year, Brass Planet gives new meaning to the word "unplugged" with a unique sound that is energetic, uplifting and all brass. Playing a mix of music that combines funk and jazz with old world sounds, Brass Planet breaks new ground for brass while tapping into a tradition that for centuries has captivated audiences. It's no accident that many cultures have a strong tradition of brass music. Brass Planet furthers that tradition playing music that is both familiar and new to your ears.

Discography

Brass Planet: Why Can't We?
BiB Music: Mash it up, vol. 4 (compilation)

Set List

Set is about 40 minutes. Play a mixture of covers and originals. Covers tend to be re-arranged in a different style (ie Latin, Ska)

a typical Set is:

It's your thing (funk)
KlezKop (klezmer)
Leyet Hob (arabic)
Turtlesnapper (rock)
Beantown Quintessence (New Orleans)
Meron Blue (funk)
Soledad (cumbia)
It's time to make a change (gospell)

B R E A K

Sweet (Gospell)
Steady on (rock steady)
Russian Elvin (Jazz)
Anyway (rock)
Black Dog (rock)
Rico (reggea)
Killing me softly (Latin version)
Why can't We? (ska)